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Garden Walls, Summer House, Gate Piers, Gates and Steps at Nevill Holt Hall Preparatory School and F, Nevill Holt

Description: Garden Walls, Summer House, Gate Piers, Gates and Steps at Nevill Holt Hall Preparatory School and F

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 191011

OS Grid Reference: SP8154793788
OS Grid Coordinates: 481547, 293788
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5359, -0.7992

Location: Paddock Lane, Nevill Holt, Leicestershire LE16 8EG

Locality: Nevill Holt
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE16 8EG

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Listing Text


SP 89 SW

6/108 Garden Walls, Summer
House, Gate Piers, Gates
and steps at Nevill
Holt Hall Preparatory
School and Font House


Garden walls, summer house, gate piers, gates and steps. C18 and C19. Red brick,
coursed rubble stone, dressed stone, wrought iron and wood. C18 red brick walls
with coursed rubble stone plinth surround the gardens. Tile coped in part. At
intervals there are openwork stone crestings over gateways with stone arches.
Walls are c3m high. On an axis from the Dining Room of School a gateway with
brick piers and stone urns on top. Fine wrought iron gate with side panels. Bordering
Paddock Lane there is a raised walk with central flight of stone steps. Pedestals
and urns at the sides. At the top a pedestal sundial. Facing Paddock Lane a coursed
rubble stone retaining wall with stone coping and buttresses. Wall by top of
avenue terminates in rusticated stone pier with ball on top. Close to this a
stone gateway in wall. A few further openings around perimeter. Within the
small walled garden, projecting from the wall, a painted wooden open summer house
with a fluted column at the front corners and pediment over.

Listing NGR: SP8154793788

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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